Medical Weight Loss Specialist

Axness Integrative Medicine

Integrated Medical Clinic located in Baxter, MN

If you’ve been struggling with losing extra weight for too long, it may be time to get safe, professional help. The experienced team of nurses, doctors, acupuncturists, and physical therapists at Axness Integrative Medicine in Baxter, Minnesota, provide compassionate and well-rounded medical weight loss guidance. Call today or click here on the website to schedule an appointment to start on the path to looking and feeling your best.

Medical Weight Loss Q & A

Axness Integrative Medicine

How does losing weight improve your health?

Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is not just about looking good. Losing weight can help your overall health by:

  • Increasing your energy and mood
  • Lowering your cholesterol and blood pressure
  • Decreasing your risk of heart disease
  • Decreasing back and joint pain
  • Improving your sleep quality, possibly eliminating sleep apnea
  • Easing or perhaps ending breathing difficulties, such as from asthma

Medical weight loss can help you feel healthy and energetic now and reduce your risk of certain serious diseases in the future.

How do you determine overweight and obesity?

A common way to estimate whether you’re overweight is through your body mass index (BMI) calculation, which uses your height and weight to estimate the amount of fat in your body. To determine your BMI, take your weight in kilograms and divide it by your height in meters squared.

See where your numerical value falls on this scale:

  • 18.5-24.9: Normal weight
  • 25-29.9: Overweight
  • Over 30: Obese
  • Over 40: Extremely obese

Let the Axness Integrative Medicine team help you with a plan to lower your score.

What is medical weight loss?

Many people attempt to lose weight on their own over and over again, only to be frustrated by the lack of results and repeated disappointments. A medical weight loss program helps to overcome the challenges of losing weight on your own by bringing in a team of trained medical professionals to create and guide you along a weight loss plan tailored just for you.

To begin, the team at Axness Integrative Medicine conducts a consultation assessing your health and weight loss needs. Afterward, you work with the trained team of doctors, nurses, and physical therapists to help create a specific dietary plan based on your situation. They also work with you to create a unique exercise plan that helps you in your weight loss journey.

Consistency is the key to success in any health plan, which is why the team at Axness Integrative Medicine monitors your progress at every step of the way, helping you stay focused to achieve the best results.

Why use a medical weight loss program?

More than 1 in 3 adults are either overweight or obese, and many people struggle to lose weight on their own. If you’ve ever started a diet or weight loss program but have been frustrated at the lack of progress, you’re not alone.

The medical weight loss team at Axness Integrative Medicine gives you an advantage by providing you with the expert dietary and exercise guidance to help you succeed while providing compassionate and encouraging support and feedback throughout your journey.

If you’re ready to reach your weight loss goal and the health benefits that come with it, call Axness Integrative Medicine today to schedule your consultation.